Climate change impact on Orissa coast

PUBLISHED ON: April 19, 2011 | Duration: 5 min, 17 sec

   
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If Orissa's coastline continues to erode, agricultural yields will be affected and people will be forced to move to already overcrowded cities. Apart from the ethical, environmental and socio-economic implications, this is bound to take a toll on GDP growth, which is often the justification for policies such as the hap-hazard sanctioning of ports.
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